The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 130 113 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing Front Office 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.15% 0.21% -
As % of the General category 0.47% 0.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £388 £338
% change year-on-year
+13.54% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

General Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
860 771 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 33.17% 32.86% 32.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 470 332
Average daily rate £388 £351 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.55% -6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £268 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 21
Average hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.20 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £31.50 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.86 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -7.35%

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front Office across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Front Office
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front Office across the Yorkshire region.

Front Office Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Front Office
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -21 2 - - 1
Front Office
England

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Front Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Front Office.

1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) ERP
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Remedy
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Pega
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Front Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Front Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics AX
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Support Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Deskside Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) ERP
1 2 (40.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) Pega